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TAG: Dallas

Dallas startup takes big step in bringing autonomous mowers to commercial maintenance

March 29, 2017By

Industry stalwarts have long wondered when robotic- and autonomous-mower technology—versions of which are already used by many homeowners, especially in Europe—would hit the commercial maintenance front. Cub Cadet, Toro, Husqvarna and John Deere have all released or tested some form of the technology, and last February, LM wrote about an investor who is working with the National Robotics Engineering Center to try to develop... read more

NALP, Harvest Group launch retention, recruiting educational event

December 6, 2016By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) and the Harvest Group are launching The People Academy Live, a two-day workshop, in Orlando, Fla., and Dallas this winter. “We know that finding the right employees—and keeping them—is one of the biggest concerns that landscape and lawn care companies face,” said NALP CEO Sabeena Hickman. “We are committed to helping our members find... read more

Highlights from Jeffrey Scott’s workshop in Texas

February 29, 2016By

Jeffrey Scott, in partnership with LM, brought his Grow Your Landscape Business Workshop to the Holt Cat facility in Little Elm, Texas, Feb. 25. Twenty-three landscape company owners and high-level employees were in attendance. Many attendees owned companies in Texas, like Managing Partners Julie Donie and Alexa Villalobos of Fertile Grounds in Austin, Texas. Others traveled farther, such as Owner Mike Pruitt of Master’s Landscape Design in... read more

Grow Your Landscape Business Workshop – Dallas

February 25, 2016By

Jeffrey Scott is partnering with LMN and Caterpillar to bring one-day business workshops to three cities. Designed for owners, managers and emerging leaders, the Grow Your Landscape Business Workshop focuses on helping landscape contractors succeed in three critical areas: better people, proven systems and more profitable sales. This workshop covers Jeffrey Scott’s five-step business-building process. It also includes his exclusive Grow... read more

Preservation Tree Services acquires Fort Worth company

January 22, 2016By

Preservation Tree Services, a tree care company in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, acquired Greenleaf Professional Tree Services (GPTS), a Fort Worth-based tree care company. Certified arborists Billy Cook, a GPTS founder, and Bob Shea will make the transition from GPTS to Preservation’s Fort Worth office. Getth Nelson, certified arborist from Preservation, will also join the Fort Worth office. Preservation Tree Services,... read more